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In the next two weeks: 2012’s most promising movies

Lincoln, Argo, Flight and The Sessions have been in theaters and three more of 2012’s most promising films open in the next week or so. Silver Linings Playbook won the Audience Award at the Toronto International Film Festival and looks … Continue reading

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Two big new movies this weekend

You can read descriptions and watch trailers of upcoming new movies on my Movies I’m Looking Forward To page, including this week’s two big releases, Argo and Seven Psychopaths. I know that I’m gonna love Seven Psychopaths (which I’ve already … Continue reading

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Big fall films – the first salvo

Autumn is here, and so are the first major film releases for this weekend.  You can read descriptions and view trailers of upcoming films at Movies I’m Looking Forward To. One of the most anticipated is The Master, directed by … Continue reading

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Trailer for Spielberg’s Lincoln

Here’s the trailer for Steven Spielberg’s Lincoln with Daniel Day-Lewis. It’s based on Doris Kearn Goodwin’s absorbing Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln.  The film will be released on November 9. The brilliant cast also includes Joseph … Continue reading

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Return of the Gangster Movie

During the next few months, we’re going to see some major releases of violent crime dramas. The first, opening on August 29, is Lawless, written by musician Nick Cave.  It is set among moonshiners in Depression Era Appalachia.  The cast … Continue reading

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The Dreaded Mid-August at the Movies

Usually mid-August is not very promising at the movies.  Distributors have already released the big summer movies and are holding their Oscar bait until autumn.  But I’m intrigued by a few upcoming films. The French Beloved traces the lives of … Continue reading

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More July Movies

Other than the superb Beasts of the Southern Wild and Take This Waltz, it hasn’t shaped up to be a very rich July at the movies.  But I’m interested in three upcoming releases. Dark Horse is an indie comedy by … Continue reading

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June at the movies

June 2012 looks pretty promising at the movies.  June 15 is the opening for the always quirky Wes Anderson’s Moonrise Kingdom, which premiered in Cannes. We’ll also get Elena, a Russian contemporary noir about a rich guy who marries his … Continue reading

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movies for late May

It looks like a really strong late May at the movies, with several promising releases for Memorial Day weekend.  I’ve already seen Polisse, a riveting French police procedural about the child protective services unit – it’s one of the best … Continue reading

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Upcoming movies: late April edition

After a dry spell, we’re starting to get promising movies by the handful.  This weekend will bring a promising Hollywood romantic comedy, The Five-Year Engagement, the animated Pirates! Band of Misfits and the indie thriller The Hunter. The Five-Year Engagement features … Continue reading

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